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All the major coaching changes in the NFL in 2018

Because most NFL coaching changes happen in January, those moves can often be overshadowed by the postseason and – subsequently – the major moves that teams makes in free agency. However, those coaching changes shouldn’t be overlooked.A year ago, 15 of the league’s 32 teams made changes to at least one of their head coach, offensive coordinator, or defensive coordinator spots, and...
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Coaching Notes: Wilks to keep some Cards coaches; Lions and Packers make additions

New Cardinals hire Steve Wilks will be bringing in some of new faces to the coaching staff. One of the biggest changes will be at defensive coordinator as he appears to be poised to bring his former Panthers colleague Al Holcomb to lead the defense. This means that former defensive coordinator James Bettcher will be on the way out, according to Mike Jurecki of ArizonaSports.com ...
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January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Cardinals hire Panthers DC Steve Wilks to be next coach

The Arizona Cardinals are thinking defense with their next head coach. According to Kent Somers of azcentral, the team is hiring Steve Wilks to replace Bruce Arians.Wilks, the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers, has been on NFL sidelines for the last 12 years. He broke into the league with the Chicago Bears as the defensive backs coach, a position which he held for the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Wilks likely to be named Cardinals coach

The Arizona Cardinals are reportedly zeroing in on Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks to be their new head coach.According to Kent Somers of AZCentral, Arizona is working on a deal to make Wilks the next head coach, succeeding the retired Bruce Arians.Wilks has 11 seasons of NFL experience, but 2017 was his first as a defensive coordinator. Still, he’s highly regarded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: Replacing Jon Gruden on 'MNF' would be 'dream job'

Some have suggested that former Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians would be a tremendous replacement for Jon Gruden, who is now the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. Consider Arians a big fan of that idea.Speaking with Josh Weinfuss of ESPN, Arians gushed over the idea he could be the color analyst on “Monday Night Football.”“Oh gosh, I’d be interested,” Arians said. “I don...
Via Sportsnaut
January 19, 2018  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians fights back tears while announcing retirement

An emotional Bruce Arians fought back tears Monday as he announced his retirement as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.In a Monday press conference, Arians paid tribute to the players, coaches, front office and even the media as he wiped away tears while ending his coaching career. At one point, Arians characterized them as “tears of joy and peace.” Arians’s tenure will likely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Bruce Arians has informed staff he will retire

The Arizona Cardinals will be one of the teams looking for a new head coach, as Bruce Arians reportedly has informed his staff he’s going to retire. The 65-year-old head coach has dealt with multiple health issues resulting in emergency hospital visits in recent years.In five years with the Cardinals, Arians led the team to an overall record of 49-30-1, two playoff berths and a 1...
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January 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Bruce Arians expected to retire

Bruce Arians has reportedly made a decision on his future.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals coach has elected to retire, opening up another head coaching vacancy. This won’t come as an enormous shock. Though Arians has repeatedly denied that a final decision had been made on his future, various reports have indicated that he was strongly leaning toward retirement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians reportedly expected to retire after season

It appears as though the coaching vacancies will be hitting the Arizona Cardinals as well. But it isn’t for the typical reason. Reports indicate head coach Bruce Arians is going to retire at the end of the season. Arians has been a coach in the NFL for 14 years.But, his last six seasons would see him become and remain a head coach. Entering Sunday’s finale, his teams are 48-30. But...
Via The Sports Post
December 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bruce Arians not stepping away from Cardinals after season

There are mixed reports emerging about whether Bruce Arians will step away from his job as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals after Week 17.Early Tuesday morning, Pro Football Weekly reported Arians and the Cardinals had an agreement in place that he would be leaving.However, that ran contrary to what Arians himself has said about coaching in recent weeks. Then a couple hours later...
Via Sportsnaut
December 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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